Tag Archives: Board of Education

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Survey seeks opinions on uniform policy

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education wants to hear from the public before making a decision on a school uniform policy. The school board, which oversees schools…

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Budget balance eyed for supplies, projects

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has approved a lengthy list of items and projects that officials are hoping to tackle using a projected budget balance. The…

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Towns can dip into health care pool

REGION 16 — The towns of Beacon Falls and Prospect now have the option of joining Region 16’s medical insurance. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in…

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Plan to sell ads a no-go

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has decided not to move forward with a proposal to allow athletic booster clubs to sell advertising signs to hang along…

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BOE wants to discuss surplus account

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Education has its sights set on a surplus account. The board voted this month to authorize Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke to meet with borough…

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Food policy sparks debate

NAUGATUCK — A proposed school policy that could change the way classroom birthday and holiday celebrations are handled led to a heated exchange at the June 11 Board of Education…

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Survey highlights assets lacking

NAUGATUCK — Safety, self-esteem and restraint. Those are the top three issues facing students in Naugatuck, according to a developmental assets survey. An “Attitudes and Behaviors” survey was given to…

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Pilot program aims to prepare students

NAUGATUCK — The number of students not prepared to enter kindergarten has school officials concerned. Board of Education Curriculum Director Caroline Messenger said of the 194 students registered to enter…

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Appropriation for roof repairs passes

REGION 16 — A supplemental appropriation of $384,882 in surplus funds was approved at a district meeting Monday night. The appropriation was approved, 27-14. Beacon Falls voters approved the appropriation,…

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Residents tour school, hear about budget

NAUGATUCK — When Superintendent of Schools Sharon Locke was hired last year, her goals included building a better relationship between the school system and the public. In an effort to…